Who We Are

Our Staff

  Pastor
Reverend Robert M. "Bob" Vincent
sgumchpastor@bellsouth.net

Pastor Bob grew up in the Pee Dee area of South Carolina. It was in the small town of Lynchburg.  He received a B.S. degree in Business from the University of South Carolina and received a Masters of Divinity degree from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC.  After 2 years of co-owning his own business and 14 years of banking, he began his seminary studies and his role as a church clergy.  Currently, Pastor Bob is serving on the Board of Directors for the SC Methodist Credit Union and the Alumni Board for Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

After serving churches in Blythewood (2) and Forest Acres (1), he is now serving Shady Grove United Methodist Church in the Irmo/Dutch Fork community.  Pastor Bob is married to Susan Vincent and they live in the Dutch Fork community with their young daughter.

Randy Photo Randy Bradley
randybradley60@gmail.com

Accepted Christ in his heart in 1999 and has been serving God ever since.  Serving as Music Minister/Worship Leader in several Church's through the years.  Randy loves Worshiping Christ Jesus in many ways, but one of his favorites is through Contemporary Worship music. God said to use your gifts for his glory and that is what Randy does.

Come join us in our Contemporary Worship Service and give God Praise.  That is what we are called to do.

Randy has three children and five grandchildren.  Losing one of his sons(Michael) at the age of 28 to Asbestos cancer.
Katie Shearouse Photo Youth Director
Katie Shearouse
katieshearouse@gmail.com

Katie grew up in Irmo SC and has gone to Shady Grove for the past 26 years. She graduated in December 2010 from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science with a concentration in nutrition .

Katie also teaches the pre-kindegarten Sunday school class.
Darlene Photo  Administrative Assistant
Darlene Morgan
sgumch@bellsouth.net

Darlene grew up in Como, MS, a small town near Memphis, TN.  She served in the Army for one tour and retired from the Federal government with 33 years of civilian service.  She is married to Dr.Ben Lanza and has one son who resides in Dallas, TX.  Darlene enjoys
deer hunting, hiking in the woods, and antiquing.

  Sexton
Charles Kaminer
cwk1949@yahoo.com

Charles is a life long member of Shady Grove.  In addition to being the Sexton, he's the Sunday School Superintendent and teacher.

Charles graduated from Irmo High School and Midlands Technical College.  He works for Grainger Industrial Supply.

Charles and his wife Linda have three children, Charlie, Dana and Susie.  They also have seven grandchildren.